St. Paul man named President Pimpin allegedly whipped infant son in genitals with AV cord
President Pimpin Austin Sr., 21, has been charged with felony domestic assault, violating an order of protection, and felony malicious punishment of a child for allegedly beating his then one-year-old son and the boy's mom.
The accusations against Austin Sr. are unfathomable. Also unfathomable: The "Sr." suggests his boy's name is President Pimpin Austin Jr., which seems like a form of child abuse in and of itself.
[About a month ago, investigators] were later called about an assault that had taken place at the mother's [Oakdale] residence involving Austin. The complaint states there is an active Order of Protection against Austin with the woman.
Police interviewed the woman who said that Austin assaulted her by kicking and punching her on her sides and her head. Investigators observed red marks on her arms and her ribs.
The woman said that Austin became angry when he saw her cell phone and thought she was talking to another man. After the alleged assault, Austin reportedly took her ebt card.
Officers also interviewed the woman about the alleged child abuse. The woman reported that Austin became upset with his [then one-year-old] son and took the child into the bathroom and started hitting him with an AV cord jack that goes into the TV. The woman said she heard the child yelling, "No daddy, stop daddy."
After Austin allegedly whipped the child, he asked the woman if a "ding-ding" can get swollen, the complaint states.
The woman then saw that the boy had cuts on his legs and was bleeding. The boy's genitals were also swollen, according to the complaint.
Austin, a St. Paul resident, has two previous domestic assault convictions -- one in 2010 and another in 2011. He could spend five years in prison for each of the three new charges he faces.
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